A. E. van Vogt Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

A. E. van Vogt Quotes and Sayings

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    But, somewhere in there, I did have the thought that this really fits in with my thinking about what I wanted to do; with what has to be done by a writer in order to stay alive as a writer. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF
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    Chum was a British boy's weekly which, at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book; and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF
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    I don't recall having any self-awareness about the intricacy of my stories. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF
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    I figure that that has a ten year cycle. At the end of that ten years, I began to get worried that I would run into what is known as the writer's block, the feeling of not being able to do these things. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF
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    I first read science fiction in the old British Chum annual when I was about 12 years old. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF
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    I had casually rented an apartment that cost $75 a month because I expected my writing to pay my way. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF
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    In a sense, there's a great truth to that, but, also I was a great reader. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF
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    In those days I was new to covers; merely felt pleased that a story of mine had been honored. I later met Rogers who did some of my early covers and I was impressed with him. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF
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    It came about as follows: over the years when I was involved in dianetics, I wrote the beginnings of many stories. I would get an idea, and then write the beginning, and then never touch it again. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF
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    It's difficult for me to feel that a solid page without the breakups of paragraphs can be interesting. I break mine up perhaps sooner than I should in terms of the usage of the English language. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF
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    My theory was that what I had to do was make a study of human behavior. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF
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    Recruiting Station was a story that came as the result of many anxious awakenings during many nights. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF
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    The encouragement I got from Campbell was a quick check and praise. Once the Space Beagle was launched on its mission, it seemed natural for it to breed additional thoughts. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF
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    Well, first of all, going off with dianetics was based upon a thought of mine. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF
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    You have to remember that I was a bright but simple fellow from Canada who seldom, if ever, met another writer, and then only a so-called literary type that occasionally sold a story and meanwhile worked in an office for a living. A. E. van Vogt | Refcard PDF






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